family travel

A Surprising Gem in Helena Montana

Another unfinished post that I came across when moving my blog. The trip is from a few years ago but the carousel still remains. Who would have thought that a trip to Helena Montana to do a little cross-border shopping could have turned into a fun-filled Family Day weekend getaway? Upon deciding that we didn’t have time to go far…

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art, family travel, Homeschool, online studies, photography

Vacation Pics from our Budding Photographer

Our grandson has always shown an interest in taking pictures. I can remember buying him his first little VTech camera (it was orange) when he was only a toddler. Since then, many different pocket cameras have come and gone. Some ate batteries so fast it was less expensive to purchase something new; others that decided they would prefer to keep…

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family travel, Homeschool, road trip, roadschooling, Travel Nevada

A Pre-Christmas Family Visit to Las Vegas – Part One

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had friends comment to me that they had never thought of Las Vegas as a family-friendly vacation spot. One, in particular, was amazed to see our vacation photos from Death Valley National Park and Red Rock Canyon. She is an avid hiker and had never thought of the southern Nevada area as…

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Christmas Carols Around the World

We’ve been studying how folks celebrate Christmas in different parts of the world this month with the Techie Homeschool Mom’s online unit studies and are having a lot of fun with it. The online unit studies are very handy while we’re traveling since there is very little in the way of extra supplies that you have to pack along. The book club…

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